Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
they actually become law? plus the lance armstrong interview. he's denied he doped for years. >> sick and tired of these allegations. they are absolutely untrue. >> the support gave him the boot. >> lance armstrong has no place in cycling. >> now and for the first time lance armstrong says he's opening up about what really happened. >>> and hundreds of people hunting giant snakes. >> the species of the day is ber mes python. >> i have a machete and side arm. >> man verses python in the florida everglades. >> breaking news with lance armstrong. first president obama still supports an assault weapons ban. he admits it may not make it through congress. the president head a news conference and said the ban is one idea he is considering after a list of recommendations from joe biden. it includes legislative proposals and by himself using his presidential powers without the congress. he put them in charge of the gun violence task force after the massacre in newtown. one month from today a mab killed 26 people including 20 first graders. the president called on lawmakers to examine their own conscienc
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
extra muscle. no, lance armstrong was an international hero. a seven time-tour de france winner, the usain bolt of his sport. not to mention a public face in the fight against cancer. yet in his confessional last night with oprah, he confessed only what was obvious to anyone who wanted to see it, that he doped throughout his cycling career. but armstrong did not admit to cheating, denied he was a doping ringleader, didn't admit to bullying, and seemed emotionally incapable of sympathy for the people whose lives he ruined and money he took when they tried to do nothing more than tell the truth about what he had done. joining me is "the daily beast's" buzz bissinger and sports editor for "the nation" dave zirin. buzz, in august of 2012, just five months ago, you wrote a cover story for "newsweek" entitled "i still believe in lance armstrong," and yet last night his interview with oprah winfrey began with a series of yes and no questions. >> did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no, was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes.
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
new stories and breaking news. jenna: in including fallout from lance armstrong as the legend admits he used performance-enhancing drugs for years, something he denied for a long, long time. why he claim clean now. we'll dig deeper into that. the gun control debate sparking new controversy today over the president's plan to bypass congress and use executive orders to push his proposals through. >>> a woman steal as commuter train, and derails and crashes into an apartment building. what was behind this bizarre hijacking. this is all happening now. jenna: one of the biggest names in television revealing new details about one of the most kiss graced names in sports. we're glad you're with us, everybody. i'm jenna lee. jon: what a story. i'm jon scott. oprah winfrey says lance arm strong confessed to using performance enhandsing drugs during their sit-down. a 180 for the man who challenged anyone who questioned his integg grit. the u.s. anti-doping agency issued a skithing report last year accusing one of the world's best known athletes of masterminding a long running doping scheme. the
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> in a new interview last night, disgraced cyclist lance armstrong became emotional with oprah winfrey. armstrong at mitted doping toured all of his to you de france victories's in part two, choked up telling his son that the rumors were true. >> i saw my son defending me and saying, that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. that's when i knew i had to -- tell him. and he's never asked me. he'd never said, dad, is this true? he trusted me. >> uh-huh. >> and i heard about it in the hall ways -- i said, don't defend me anymore. >> armstrong acknowledged he's far from winning back the public's trust. admits he may have lost some supporters for good. >>> now, notre dame's manti te'o is breaking his silence on how his story of overcoming tragedy was actually a hoax. te'o sat down for a brand new off-camera interview with espn, and te'o says he was a victim and never part of the elaborate scam. joining me, rob from msnbc sports. >> good morning. >> such an interesting story. did we learn anything up in from the interview that might suggest he was part of the hoax or not?
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
before the inauguration in all 50 states. >> thank you. >>> coming up, lance armstrong comes clean telling oprah how he really won his seven tour de france victories. next, our good friend, arianne na huffington will join us when we come back. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. [ male announcer ] finally, mom's oven-baked tastes straight from the microwave. like oven-roasted chicken in a creamy alfredo sauce. marie callender's new comfort bakes. it's time to savor. sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
're talking about this on the day that lance armstrong comes clean about doping and he also reeled in journalists telling his story. people bought into the lies. reporters didn't want to touch the story. another cautionary tale for journalism students, yes? >> let's not even talk about lance armstrong and tigers woods and these individuals. what about the enormous sports stories that have to do with abuse of all kinds of children. sports it is news now. i think these kinds of stories need to be gone after with the kind of journalistic professionalism and ethics that we hope quote/unquote real stores they go after. now they have a blog 24 hours a day, and maybe due diligence is a thing of the past. >> jennifer: that's a frightening statement right there. you're blogging and preempting due diligence. that's a comment on journalism. robert thompson, thank you for joining us. professor of media and pop culture studies at syracuse university. >>> up next, american ingenuity used for this monday morning current tv presents special coverage of the presidential inauguration. the circumstan
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
. bill: who can you believe these days? lance armstrong will reveal everything to oprah or will he tonight? wow! there is new fallout from budget uncertainty in washington. some private businesses that serve our troops and employ thousands being forced to cut their ranges. we'll -- ranks. we'll explain why. martha: new reaction to president obama's sweeping plan to overhaul gun laws. the nra is calling this, quote, the fight of the century. that group's president will be with us in "america's newsroom." that is coming up. some republican lawmakers are gearing up for the defense of the second amendment. >> there are several of the executive orders that appear as if he is writing new law. that can not happen. we struck down once, the court struck clinton down for trying this and i'm afraid that president obama may have this king complex sort of developing. we're going to make sure that it doesn't happen. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take t
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
is jacki schechner. >> i'm sure you all have heard that lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs. armstrong's former teammate and whistleblower filed a lawsuit in 2010 claiming that armstrong defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the u.s. postal service. the justice department has until thursday to decide whether or not it wants to join the lawsuit. "politico" reports that the postal service gave armstrong's cycling people more than $30 million. if armstrong loses the lawsuit against him, he could be required to pay three times that amount. landes filed the suit on behalf of the government. there is a lot of reason to dislike wal-mart but they are doing some good today. it plans to hire every veteran who wants a job as long as he or she left the military in this past year and was honorably discharged. we're back after the break. stay with us. ♪ right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the g